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One nurse’s passions: He’s dedicated to patients in the recovery room and customers at his restaurant

BY JIM HOWE You can find him caring for patients as they wake up after surgery. You can also find him supervising a Vietnamese restaurant near Liverpool. Thanh Nguyen (pronounced tonn wenn), says he loves working as a nurse in … Continue reading

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Help for eating with a sore mouth, plus a recipe

BY AMBER SMITH Cancer treatment can harm the fast-growing cells in the lining of your mouth and lips. You may develop little cuts or ulcers in your mouth, or tender gums, which will most likely feel better once treatment ends. Here are some … Continue reading

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Recipe: Easy Summer Lasagna

FROM THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH This hearty summer lasagna packs roasted eggplant, zucchini and lycopene-rich tomatoes. Whole-wheat noodles pack cancer-fighting fiber and natural plant compounds called phytochemicals, which protect cells from the type of damage that may lead to cancer. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Gingerbread is a comforting winter treat

Nutrition experts, chefs and “foodies” collaborated on recipes —including this gingerbread — for “The New American Plate Cookbook,” published by the American Institute for Cancer Research. This recipe uses whole-wheat pastry flour instead of white flour, which adds fiber, vitamins … Continue reading

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These recipes make use of cruciferous vegetables

Upstate family physician Kaushal Nanavati, MD, says research shows cruciferous vegetables can potentially reverse the buildup of plaque in arteries, helping to improve circulation. “We don’t have medications that can do that,” he says. “And yet, this food can be … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chicken and White Bean Soup

You can have “homemade” chicken soup quickly with the help of a store-bought rotisserie chicken. The mildly seasoned plain or lemon pepper chickens are recommended. This soup uses protein-packed beans instead of noodles, but you’re welcome to substitute ½ cup … Continue reading

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Recipe: Crunchy ‘Oven-Fried’ Chicken Nuggets

This recipe from “The Great American Eat-Right Cookbook” is a healthful rendition of chicken nuggets – and likely to appeal to kids and adults. The coating adds crunch, while keeping the meat tender and moist. Preparation takes less than a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Acorn Squash and Apple Soup

This soup takes an hour to prepare. It’s loaded with fiber and is a good source of potassium. It’s a nice dish for someone with nausea. It’s also easy on mouth sores. This recipe makes six 1-cup servings. Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

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Quick and easy recipe: Blueberry Ginger Kale Smoothie

Ingredients 3 cups frozen blueberries 3 cups coconut milk 1 cup kale, or more if desired ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup 2 teaspoons grated ginger water, if necessary, for consistency Preparation Add all ingredients to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Broccoli, Garlic and Lemon Penne

Ingredients 1/2 pound penne pasta 5 cups broccoli florets or 1 12-ounce bag frozen broccoli florets 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 10 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth Grated zest of 1 lemon Salt and freshly ground … Continue reading

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